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This Week In Sales: Luigi’s Mansion On 3DS, Tetris Effect, And Déraciné Have Their Debuts


Period: The week of November 5  – November 11 (2018)

Top-seller: Luigi’s Mansion – 27,370 (Nintendo 3DS)

Nintendo Switch sales: 54,235 (Last week – 43,747)

Nintendo 2DS sales: 294 (273)

New Nintendo 2DS LL sales: 4,243 (4,226)

New Nintendo 3DS LL sales: 1,681 (1,775)

PlayStation 4 sales: 8,154 (8,693)

PlayStation 4 Pro sales: 7,927 (8,847)

PlayStation Vita sales: 1,869 (1,945)

Xbox One sales: 46 (61)

Xbox One X sales: 360 (129)

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Luigi Mansion

Last week, Japan saw the release of three titles in Luigi’s Mansion for Nintendo 3DS, Tetris Effect, and FromSoftware’s PS VR game Déraciné.Japanese sales tracker Media Create released the latest video game software and hardware sales data from the week of October 8 to October 14, 2018.


The top spot of the week goes to the 3DS remake of Luigi’s Mansion, which sold 27,370 units in its debut to chart #1. Last week’s top title Call of Duty: Black Ops IV followed closely at #2 with 25,740 units sold. At #3 we have Super Mario Party with 23,333 units sold on Switch.


Red Dead Redemption 2 is at #4 with 16,819 units sold on PS4. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe follows at #5 with 8,466 units sold for Switch. As far as other new titles go, we have Tetris Effect at #9 with 4,372 units sold on PS4 and Déraciné at #13 with 3,086 units sold for PS4.


In hardware sales, the PlayStation 4 sold 8,154 plus an additional 7,927 for PS4 Pro to combine for 16,081 units sold in the week. The Nintendo Switch was the best-selling console of the week with 54,235 units, just short of 10k from last week to make up for about 68.8% of all hardware sales of the week. Going by Media Create’s figures, the Nintendo Switch is currently at 5,321,936 units sold in Japan since its launch in March 3, 2017.


The top-20 chart of the week is as follows:

LwTwTitleWeekly SalesTotal SalesSysPublisher
New01.Luigi’s Mansion27,370New3DSNintendo
01.02.Call of Duty: Black Ops IV25,740443,731PS4SIE
03.03.Super Mario Party23,333324,685SwitchNintendo
02.04.Red Dead Redemption 216,819184,061PS4TakeTwo
05.05.Mario Kart 8 Deluxe8,4661,826,744SwitchNintendo
06.07.Splatoon 26.7832,690,893SwitchNintendo
07.08.The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild5,7061,153,183SwitchNintendo
New09.Tetris Effect4,372NewPS4Enhance
13.10.Super Mario Odyssey3,7801,841,692SwitchNintendo
11.11.Marvel’s Spider-Man3,771301,895PS4SIE
12.12.Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon3,3491,756,8103DSPokémon Company
16.14.Kirby: Star Allies2,963639,247SwitchNintendo
09.15.Assassin’s Creed Odyssey2,83285,706PS4Ubisoft
15.16.Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum ‘n’ Fun2,481223,236SwitchBandai Namco
10.17.Neko Tomo2,1486,298SwitchBandai Namco
14.18.Warriors Orochi 42,025153,214SwitchKoei Tecmo
28.19.Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX1,977198,896PS4Square Enix
08.20.SoulCalibur VI1,82435,590PS4Bandai Namco

Sales data acquired from 4Gamer and Media Create.

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